At least 33 people were killed in devastating floods in China

July 22, 2021

At least 33 people have died, while 8 are still missing in central China — after devastating floods that flooded entire neighborhoods and trapped passengers in subway cars. As the authorities of Henan Province said on Thursday, torrential rains hit the province over the weekend, as a result of which hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless and economic damage in the amount of 1.22 billion was caused. yuan…

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The collapse of a high-rise building in Florida: The death toll has risen to 46

July 21, 2021

The death toll in the collapse of a condominium in the Miami area has increased to 46 — after the standing part of the high-rise building was demolished, and rescuers had access to new areas of rubble. Rescuers who spent two weeks sorting through the wreckage of an apartment building in Surfside said they were switching from rescue mode to search mode — making it clear that the probability of…

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Police are looking for a man who attacked a Russian tourist and her friend in Manhattan

July 21, 2021

Police are searching for a man who attacked two women on a Manhattan street (New York). Authorities said one of the victims was a Russian tourist who was visiting a friend when they were both attacked. Investigators call the attack unprovoked. The video from the surveillance camera shows that the man approached the victims at about 21: 30 on June 26 on West 15th Street (West 15th) in Chelsea. Police…

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The surviving part of the condominium in Surfside was demolished

July 21, 2021

The surviving part of the collapsed condominium in Surfside, Florida, was demolished with explosives on Sunday evening. The explosion occurred after 22: 00-11 days after the shocking collapse of most of the Champlain Towers residential building on June 24, which killed at least 24 people. At the same time, 121 people are still missing, according to official data from Miami-Dade County. According to AP, the mayor of the district, Daniella…

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The collapse of a high-rise building in Florida: Search work was suspended due to «structural problems»

July 21, 2021

Search and rescue efforts at the site of a partial collapse of a condominium in Surfside, Florida, were suspended on Thursday — due to what officials described as structural problems with the remaining part of the building. According to the chief of the Miami-Dade fire department, Alan Kominsky, the work was stopped around 2 a.m. Kominsky said that, according to civil engineers who assessed the scene, the support columns and…

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The collapse of a condominium in Florida: The number of victims has increased to 20, among them-the 7-year-old daughter of a firefighter

July 21, 2021

The seven-year-old daughter of a Miami firefighter was among two dead found overnight in the ruins of a collapsed apartment building in Florida. The number of victims has increased to 20, while 128 people are still missing. «This tragedy follows on the heels of so many of us, because many of us know someone who was in the building or was affected by this tragedy,» Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said…

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Devastating floods in Western Europe: at least 47 dead

July 21, 2021

As a result of severe flooding in Western Europe, at least 47 people were killed, more were missing, and many were trapped on the roofs of houses. On Wednesday, storms brought torrential rain, due to which rivers overflowed their banks and flooded towns and villages in Germany, Belgium and other parts of the region. The German authorities have declared an emergency situation, as at least 42 people were killed and…

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A girl from Utah was charged with a hate crime for defacing a sign in support of the police

July 21, 2021

A Utah teenager has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly trampling and crumpling a sign in support of police, The Washington Post reports. Garfield County Sheriff’s Deputy Kree Carter said in a statement that he saw the teenager take the sign and step on it while stopping at a gas station. Back the Blue is a slogan demonstrating solidarity with the country’s law enforcement agencies. It is also…

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A 12-year-old boy shot and killed a robber who broke into a house and threatened his mother

July 21, 2021

Authorities say a 12-year-old boy shot and killed an armed man who broke into his family’s home in Louisiana and threatened his mother. According to news agencies, the incident occurred on June 30 near Clinton. According to East Felician Parish Sheriff Jeffrey Travis, 32-year-old Brad LeBlanc, was armed with a gun when he attacked the woman, whose name was not disclosed, at her home. LeBlanc drove the woman inside, and…

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